Category Archives: New Rochelle

Leslie Gelb, RIP

Les Gelb, one of New Rochelle High School’s most distinguished, accomplished, and admired graduates, died yesterday at the age of 82. He was a giant in the world of American foreign policy and journalism, and his connection to New Rochelle was a source of decades-long pride for our community. Here’s the Times’ obituary.

Free Downtown Shuttle Launches

Earlier today, New Rochelle was proud to launch the CircuitNR, offering free rides around our burgeoning downtown, using a fleet of three electric — and really neat-looking — shuttles. Residents and visitors alike can request an on-demand ride anywhere in the shuttle coverage area. You can use the “Ride Circuit” App (from the App Store … Continue reading Free Downtown Shuttle Launches

Come Foraging on August 18th

Here’s a great opportunity to discover the edible goodies growing wild in local forests and often literally in our backyards. On August 18th at 11:45am, you can join a foraging expedition in New Rochelle’s Nature Study Woods to learn about — and taste — summer herbs like lamb’s quarters, asiatic dayflower, and garlic mustard, fruits … Continue reading Come Foraging on August 18th

The Winning Artist: Daniel Martinez

Congratulations to Daniel Martinez, who won a year’s free rent at the just-completed 360 Huguenot development. Daniel, a photographer, came out on top in a competition featuring more than 100 artists. Yesterday, at the ribbon-cutting for 360 Huguenot — the first completed project from our master developers and an important milestone in New Rochelle’s downtown … Continue reading The Winning Artist: Daniel Martinez

DRI Projects Approved

Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul was in town this afternoon to deliver some great news: $10 million in State funding for six New Rochelle projects. You might be thinking that this announcement was already made, and, in a sense, you’d be right. New Rochelle was declared the winner of the State’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) last … Continue reading DRI Projects Approved

National (and Local) Night Out on August 6

Join members of the NRPD on August 6th, as New Rochelle participates in the “National Night Out,” with fun, food, games, and demonstrations. It’s a great chance to meet our men and women in blue one-on-one and to build stronger police-community relationships. The fun starts at 5:30pm next to City Hall. Earlier in the afternoon, … Continue reading National (and Local) Night Out on August 6